Tata Volunteering Week 10 Volume No. 07  
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 30 volunteers from Ginger hotels Ahmedabad took part in a cleanliness drive.
  Visit to a non-profit Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 34 volunteers visited Blind People’s Association with an objective to spend time with the beneficiaries. They organized snacks for the children.
  Entertainment program Indian Hotels  |  Agra
Volunteers from Indian Hotels Agra planned to visit Tears NGO. They organized a puppet & magic show with the help of the hotel's puppeteer & magician for them. They also danced a lot on dholak played by the puppeteer.
  Art & craft session for students Tata Consultancy Services  |  Kolkata
TCS Maitree Painting Club SPOCs conducted art & craft classes in Kolkata which were over and above the regular classes held. The painting aids like chart papers, colour boxes were provided to the beneficiaries. The TCS Maitree volunteers taught them basics of drawing and usage of pastel colours.
  Tree plantation drive Tata Technologies  |  Jamshedpur
Tata Technologies, Jamshedpur contributed to the movement of planting trees to reduce air pollution and keep the atmosphere clean. 100 employees participated to plant 150 saplings at Kennel park Telco colony.
  Career counselling session Tata Chemicals  |  Mumbai
Tata Chemicals in collaboration with iVolunteer organized a workshop for Career Planning with the adolescent group of a community. The program was organized in the office of Ashadeep Association (Chakala, Mumbai). During the two and half hour program, the TCL volunteers shared their individual life experiences with the adolescents.
  Blood donation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Mumbai
Ginger Hotels Mumbai conducted a blood donation drive at their corporate office wherein most of their employees were able to contribute. Beneficiaries of this contribution were the underprivileged children and adults who are Thalassemic positive and require a regular blood transfusion for their entire life. In this initiative, they collaborated with Samarpan Blood Bank by Sarvodaya Hospital.
  Teachers' day celebration Tata Power Solar  |  Bangalore
A Team of 23 volunteers from Tata Power Solar participated in the Teachers’ day celebration at Samarthanam Trust - School for specially abled kids in Bangalore. The volunteer team offered their time and snacks for the programme
  Visit to an old age home. Tata Power Solar  |  Bangalore
A team of 17 volunteers from Tata Power Solar organised a "Joy of Giving " Programme at an old age home- Omashram trust in Bangalore. The team spent time with them and donated food, health & hygiene essentials for the residents.
  Blood donation drive Tata Power Solar  |  Bangalore
Volunteers at Lapanga - Odisha conducted a blood donation camp at a project site. A total of 27 employees donated blood for the good cause. 27 units were donated to the Odisha Blood Bank. This will help save 81 lives during a critical medical emergency
  Awareness session for villagers Tata Power Solar  |  Bangalore
Tata Power Solar volunteers visited a Govt. Primary School - Vabasandra Village - Near Electronic city and conducted an awareness session on health & hygiene & personality development. They donated ceiling fans & modern education aids for the betterment of the health & education standards.
  Awareness on water-borne disease Tata Sponge Iron  |  Odisha
A group of 10 volunteers comprising employees and their family members participated in an awareness session on water-borne diseases in the village of Balita in Joda Block, Keonjhar district of Odisha. The villagers were sensitized on the importance of good health, hygiene and sanitation practices. The ill effects of mosquitoes and checks to prevent the spread of Dengue & other diseases were discussed. The volunteers were joined by local ASHA workers and Anganwadi staff in explaining various schemes and facilities made available by the government. Information leaflets were distributed among all present.
  Drawing competition Tata Technologies  |  Jamshedpur
12 volunteers from Tata Technologies visited a school in Prakash Nagar. The team organized a drawing competition for students from class1 to class10 by distributing them into two group. The volunteers motivated the students to concentrate on their studies and reflected on their role in nation building. Chocolates and pastel colours were distributed to the students.
  Note books and stationary distribution Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
Ginger Hotels Ahmedabad volunteers visited Prathmik School. 33 Team members informed students about basic hygiene & distributed notebooks & stationary to the children.
  Safety and fire-fighting session for students The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A safety and fire-fighting session was organized by the Security Department of TCIL for the students of Tinplate Andhra Middle School. The Head (Security Services) along with the other employees from Security dept. of TCIL conducted the session on how to remain safe and secure, both at school and home. The Program was attended by 200 students along with the teachers.
  Visit to an orphanage Ginger Hotels  |  Bhubaneshwar
Ginger Bhubaneshwar collaborated with Pratibha Ashram. The volunteers had a great experience in meeting playing, singing & dancing with the children. Post this programme, a lunch was organised by the team.
  Visit to a school The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A team of volunteers from TCIL consisting of employees from various departments visited Chardia Village of Potka Prakhand to visit Ekal Vidyalaya. Employees from TCIL organized various events for the children and villagers such as games, quiz competition and drawing competition.
  Awareness session for food vendors Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
TCE employees conducted a drive on food hygiene & cleanliness of surroundings amongst street food vendors. The importance of effective cleaning and disinfection of food surfaces for reducing the potential of cross-contamination, good hygiene practices & its implications for consumers was explained to the vendors.
  Tree plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
A Green initiative was taken by TCE employees at JUIDCO site, STP-1, Sapra, Adityapur. The volunteers planted 22 trees. The team also requested the people at a site to take care of the planted trees.
  Safety & cleanliness awareness session Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Safety & cleanliness awareness quiz was conducted for school children of Nutandih, Birsanagar. The students participated with great enthusiasm. Sweets were distributed among the children.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Surajkund
Vivanta Surajkund, NCR volunteers organised a cleaning drive with a motive of Go Clean!! Go Green!! 65 volunteers from various departments participated in this activity.
  Health check-up camp Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
Volunteers conducted a general health check-up camp for 160 workers employed at its customer, SANKAR IRON ENGINEERING site.
  Awareness on sanitation Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
Tata Metaliks organized a session on santation in the village Raipara & Jagai in order to sensitize the villagers to use the toilets provided by Tata Metaliks. Tata Metaliks under Swachh Bharat Mission constructed toilet blocks consisting of four toilets in six villages.
  Session of road safety Indian Hotels  |  Surajkund
Vivanta Surajkund organized a session on road safety in partnership with the Haryana Police. The session was given by a special officer of Haryana Police called "TRAFFIC TAU". Associates actively participated in the activity.
  Awareness on education & child rights Tata Sponge Iron  |  Odisha
A group of 20 Tata Sponge volunteers organized an awareness program for the contractor labours at the local brick making unit, Jeet Fly Ash. The focus was on the promotion of education & child rights. The attendees were sensitized about the importance of early education and the need to send their children to schools regularly, with an appeal to bring back all school dropouts.
  Awareness on safe driving Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 21 members from Ginger Ahmedabad conducted awareness campaigns to share safe driving tips with the commuters.
  Tree plantation drive Tata Projects  |  Hyderabad
Tata Projects, Hyderabad undertook an initiative to create awareness on the importance of tree plantation. A total of 34 volunteers participated in the program and planted various types of 500 saplings at the Medchal Site.
  Tree plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 20 staff members participated in a plantation drive at the Indraprastha Society and the residents were made aware of environmental responsibility.
  Cleanliness drive Trent  |  Hyderabad
As a part of Tata Volunteering Week10, Trent Hyderabad organized cleanliness drive.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Vadodara
A team of 15 volunteers from Ginger Hotel Vadodara-RCR organized a cleanliness drive to support "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan". The entire team actively participated in cleaning and removing garbage in and around the hotel area.
  Eye check-up camp Titan  |  Delhi
Titan Delhi conducted a free eye-check up camp for underprivileged children at Malka Ganj New Delhi. 74 children benefited from this camp.
  Painting a school Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
16 volunteers painted a local school. They painted the school building wall, doors and windows. The volunteers also distributed sweets to the school children.
  Visit to an old age home Indian Hotels  |  Coimbatore
Indian Hotels Coimbatore visited senior citizens at the St Thomas Home. The associates entertained them by singing Tamil songs.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
A beach cleaning program was organised jointly at Okha beach by Tata Chemicals volunteers and family members, Indian Coast Guard officers and family members, Border Security Force and Marine Police personnel, Forest Dept. staff, students from Mithapur and Okha schools. A total of more than 350 volunteers participated. Around two tonnes of trash including plastics, thermocol waste, fishing net pieces etc. was collected.
  Drawing competition Tata Motors  |  Delhi
Tata Motors Delhi organized a drawing competition for children supported by NGO Sewa Bharti in Delhi.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.